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The Great 2012 Bloggy Regift Exchange!

After months of planning, shopping, mailing, and waiting … the gifts have been opened and now it’s time to reveal your glorious loot! This year’s participants were: AdamChris D.CraigDavid P.DrParaEnricoFDotJere, John, JoshJustin, Kristen, MarcusMelMichelle M.Mikey, Mr. Sombrero, MushNathanPoltTalitaTamTwoPi, Ty, VUBOQ, & Xi-HeatherHere’s Part 2 of the Great 2012 Bloggy Gift Exchange. This time, it’s all about the Regifts!

To: Xi-Heather / From: Chris D.

My regift from Chris wasn’t obviously a regift, falling squarely in the “shiny!” category of objects. It’s a color changing glowy thing with etched cubes: this one had a balloon. I’d initially thought it could become a Christmas decoration on account of the lights and color, but I’ve been informed by the kiddos that it needs to stay out year round. Apparently I’m not the only magpie in the house. Thank you!

To: VUBOQ / From: Josh

Words are inadequate to express how I feel.

To: Ty / From: Talita

Talita regifted three souvenir shot glasses. One was damaged in transit, but the other two were ready for use. I tried to fill them with the candy and Luna bar she included, but it just didn’t feel right. If only I had had something more appropriate…

To: TwoPi / From: DrPara

From DrPara, I received the “I Can’t Sleep” book, which is “a journal for passing the time when insomnia strikes”. Each left-hand page has a sleep-related quote from a famous person (Samuel Butler’s quote in the photo is pretty apt), while the right-hand page is lined, available for journaling. I like many of the quotes – they seem likely to prompt interesting journaling. And no doubt this book will be more effective than what I currently use in the middle of a sleepless night: kakuru. He also sent two cds, one a collection of The Cure (with a couple tracks by Air Liquide and Bjork), and the other The Orb’s “Orbus Terrarum”, which I’ve had in my laptop for a couple days straight now. (As a bonus, this gift led me to discover “Picard” by MusicBrainz, a fab bit of software to help identify individual music files and reveal their associated artist and album info.) Thank you!!!

To: Tam / From: Nathan

I got my regift from Nathan, these uber-groovy modern mix-tape kits. Each cassette tape has a space where you put in the memory stick. Now my next big decision is who will be the victim, um, I mean lucky recipient of my mix-tape love. Hmmmm.

To: Talita / From: Michelle M.

I received my re-gift items from Michelle M. She sent me a pretty pink clock and matching frame, that I plan on using. She also sent me delicious peppermint bark, that did not last by the time this photo was taken. The best part of my package was the dog toy she sent, Preston loved it as you can see!! Thanks Michelle M. you’re the best again!!! 🙂

To: Polt / From: FDot

FDot had my name in the regift, and he sent me this book. I’m kinda surprised that someone had gotten him a Superman kids books but even MORE surprised that he’d not want to keep it for himself forever! Shocked even. But it’s a fun book that will fit in well with my Superman collection: You can feel Superman’s cape, see how his x-ray vision works, pet Krypto’s fur, etc. And seriously, is there a better gift for me than being able to “Touch And Feel” Superman???? Thanks, FDOT!

To: Nathan / From: David P.

My gift from David was a snowman shaped mug with one serving of cocoa and several suspicious looking chocolate chip cookies. Apparently, people know that I like to drink. Thusly, I put some Bailey’s in my cocoa and it was actually quite good. Thanks, David.

To: Mush / From: Mel

My regifter was the lovely and clever Dr Mel who sent me two balls of awesome yarn AND low-sugar chocolate bars.

To: Mr. Sombrero / From: John

For the regift exchange, John sent me a whole bunch of goodies. My favorite is the ‘Hub Man’ which is a USB splitter that looks like a happy little guy. He also sent some delicious Cranberry Bog Frogs candy, a Dilbert calendar and some ‘Hope’ word magnets. I don’t know if any of these awesome items were actually regifted (they seem too good to be regifts) but I don’t really care … Thanks John!

To: Mikey / From: Marcus

Marcus sent me these three printouts of neon colors.

To: Michelle M. / From: Enrico

My regift was from Enrico – it featured everything I love. He sent me the “Made in America: Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food” cookbook. It has lots of recipes I’m eager to try. He also sent me the BEST MIX CD EVER!!! In a little mug (which I shall use for my hot chocolate) were a bunch of chocolate truffles (which will all be gone by the time you read this). Last, but not least, was a little travel clock, which I hope to use soon. Maybe on a trip to visit Enrico to thank him in person… Thank you Enrico!!

To: Mel / From: Justin

Although I admittedly opened this with some trepidation, I was pleasantly surprised to get something so useful. Oven mitts and potholders are always handy. Thanks, Justin!

To: Marcus / From: Mikey

For the regift I received a marshmallow shooter and some marshmallows from Mikey.

To: Kristen / From: Mr. Sombrero

I was surprised to learn this was a regift since it was so nice. This cute little notebook is just the size to fit in my pencil case at school so I can definitely make some good use of this. Thank-you so much Mr. Sombrero! 😀 😀

To: Justin / From: TwoPi

For the regifting portion of this year’s Bloggy Gift Exchange, my gift-giver was TwoPi, who gave me an item that only the Japanese could think of: an Eco Otome Toilet Noise Blocker (as explained at the website http://www.odditycentral.com/funny/eco-otome-japans-solution-to-embarrassing-toilet-noise.html ). I’m not entirely sure what makes this item “Eco”, and even less what makes the “white color motif” a “save the earth” design per se. I did get a good chuckle out of it. I’ll let Mark’s words speak for themselves: “I had read several years ago about the ‘sound princess’” – he had? What’s a sound princess? “… and was intruiged … so when an opportunity arose to get an Eco Otome import, I naturally” – naturally? – “ did so. It’s not quite what I expected” – what in heaven’s name DID he expect? – “but it does have some humor value. (Perhaps some practical value as well…)” I can’t attest to the practical value, but I can definitely confirm for TwoPi that it has significant humor value – as did the card 🙂 Thanks, Mark, for a very amusing gift!

To: Josh / From: Kristen

Kristen regifted me plastic bugs! Which is actually an incredible gift considering that JT & I’s apartment is chock full of animal statues/figurines. Our collection, which currently features 3 pigs, 1 seal, 1 octopus, two snails, 1 walrus, 1 turkey, 3 elephants, 3 dogs, 1 frog, 2 cats, 2 whales, 1 fish, 1 monkey, & 1 cow, now has a (semi) brand new ant, grasshopper, lady bug, & 2 stick bugs. THANKS KRISTEN!

To: John / From: Jere

Jere gave me the best re-gift of all. (That’s right bitches, get in line, I got the best re-gift.) Jere knit me a scarf! He said it fits the re-gift criteria as he received the skein of yarn as a gift and decided to make it into something useful. I love it! It goes perfectly with my black jacket. Thank you Jere, I really appreciate you taking the time to make such a great gift!

To: Jere / From: Xi-Heather

From the lovely Xi-Heather, I was regifted an 8-piece set of coffee mugs. I promptly continued the regifting cycle by making candy and hot cocoa gift packs for all the people who surprised me with unexpected gifts this year (so I wouldn’t feel guilty I didn’t get them anything). I did have one mug left over, which I am currently using to finish off the leftover hot chocolate packets with the help of some Peppermint Schnapps.

To: FDot / From: VUBOQ

My regifting bloggy person was VUBOQ! I received 3 items from him. First, I unwrapped a small box labeled “I Ching”. I wondered why VUBOQ would send me a box of racist jokes. Upon further reflection, I remembered that the I Ching is actually a divination system, sort of like ancient tarot cards. I used to be able to read tarot cards, so this should be fun to use.

Second, was a pair of Healthy Chinese Balls which Mr. Fuzzywitz has already appropriated for his nefarious uses. If I can get them away from him, they will make for some nice relaxation therapy.

Thirdly, the above two items were in the package surrounded by obviously sensitive, yet shredded documents. I will be painstakingly recreating the scenes in Argo where a group of small, underpaid children piece documents just like these together. Whatever secrets I discover, I will share with you all.

To: Enrico / From: Adam

For the regift exchange, Adam got me a Sin City graphic novel, the movie Rent, and this wonderful little statue, which I have placed on my bookshelf.

To: DrPara / From: Mush

As you can see, the box opening inspired a real “what the fuck is this?” moment and I’m still kind of confused by the wooden grasshopper that is now sitting on my computer. The sauces bring forth everything in life that makes me uncomfortable, creamy white stuff and I would have slapped the person who gave me the Suduko game. All and all hilarious and thanks the other Michelle M, I never knew there was two … learn something everyday.

To: David P. / From: Craig

I received two books from Craig. One is a collection of posts from the Overheard in the Office website. The other is a humorous book about hating your job. I’m sure I will enjoy both of them.

To: Craig / From: Polt

For his regift, Polt gave me this um special wire sculpture of a beehive. It’s really quite um something. I can’t imagine why he would ever want to part with something so um different. Thanks Polt!

To: Chris D. / From: Ty

Ty sent me a “Pin the Macho on the Man” game. It was a leftover from his bachelor party. I think I’ll save it for a special occasion. Thanks Ty!

To: Adam / From: Tam

Tam sent me a beautifully hand-painted unicorn figurine! I promptly took the figurine to a local art dealer, who appraised it at somewhere around a $100,000 (a bit over the exchange budget). The artist is a reclusive and little-known Canadian artist named “Kristen” (just one name, much like Cher or Madonna). The dealer dated the piece back to approximately 2005. Thanks Tam!!!

Thanks Everyone!


The Great 2012 Bloggy Gift Exchange!

After months of planning, shopping, mailing, and waiting … the gifts have been opened and now it’s time to reveal your glorious loot! This year’s participants were: Adam, Chris D., Craig, David P., DrPara, Enrico, FDot, Jere, John, Josh, Justin, Kristen, Marcus, Mel, Michelle M., Mikey, Mr. Sombrero, Mush, Nathan, Polt, Talita, Tam, TwoPi, Ty, VUBOQ, & Xi-HeatherHere’s Part 1 of the Great 2012 Bloggy Gift Exchange. Part 2 (the Regift Exchange) will post on Monday.

To: Adam / From: Ty

Ty sent me a great assortment of gifts entitled, “Adam’s Night at the Movies!” First I found a sparkly pair of glasses with the label, “You don’t need a 3D movie to wear cheap glasses!” Next, 2 packs of fancy microwave popcorn and 2 penis candy pops labeled, “What’s movie night without snacks?” And finally, within a gift labeled “And now… our feature presentation!” I found a DVD of the hit documentary, ‘Diagnostic & Statistical Manual: Psychiatry’s Deadliest Scam’ … what?!  So weird! So I opened the case and found a Fandango gift card labeled, “What do you mean, you don’t like documentaries?! Fine!”  THANKS TY!!!  You’re the best!

To: Chris D / From: Polt

Polt sent me three lovely historic postcards featuring his home town.  The oldest is postmarked from 1907!  I just love historic postcards!  They are snapshots of a bygone era.  It it fascinating to think about the the all the people who came into contact with the postcards so many years go. These kinds of artifacts are very special to me.  Thanks Polt!

To: Craig / From: FDot

For the gift exchange FDot gave me these awesome t-shirts from Star Wars and Army of Darkness. I actually had to look up where the S-Mart one was from though. After I did I felt like a dummy cause I loved that movie! Some references are even too good for me! Thanks FDot!

To: David P. / From: Chris D.

I received two books from Chris D.  One is a coffee table book on Brooklyn.  The other is a Jewish approach to yoga.  I’m sure I’ll find them both very interesting.

To: DrPara / From: Justin

My main gift was from Justin, the contents included a bottle of Captain filled with gummy bears, an extra bag of gummy bears and a card. Since the pictures I took with said gift were before I had gotten a haircut and shaved, I decided looking like shit was not something I wanted to do so included below are a picture of the bottle with the gummy bears in it and the second picture has a little background story to it. When the gummy bears were left unrefrigerated, it allowed them to caramelize along with the rum, essentially turning it into jello when fridge-rated. So, I poured them into a bowl, making them into a kind of rum jello mold (which btw, I’ll be using as my new alcoholic treat for parties for a bit.) Myself and a handful of people ate the pure alcohol jello at a party I threw the weekend before Christmas and the second pic is me holding up a piece of the jello I’m about to consume. I have to offer a huge thanks to Justin, who being my gay mentor, knew me so well to send me two of my favorite things <3!

To: Enrico / From: Kristen

For the gift exchange, Kristen got me the flannel shirt I am wearing in this photograph and two boxes of candy (that were, of course, already empty at the time when I took the photo). I love my gifts — especially because I wore the shirt to work the day after I got it and the receptionist told me I looked most charming in it!

To: FDot / From: Mel

My original bloggy exchange gifter is Mel!  I received a package from him that contained (as he said in his card) the “flavors and scents of Maine”.  “Hmmm,” I thought, “sweaty flannel and lobster?” “Caribou and fir trees?”  No!  Contained within was 2 jars of jelly (jam?) and soap!  A jar of blueberry jam (jelly?) featuring those famous Maine blueberries that I didn’t know existed.  A jar of Apple Jalapeno jamelly that sounds a tad frightening to taste, featuring those famous Maine jalapeno peppers.  The soap is shaped into a 5 year old Balsam Fir Tree and a slightly agitated Alpaca.  I haven’t decided which jellam would go best with which piece of soap yet, but trial and error should solve that problem.

To: Xi-Heather / From: Talita

My gift was a fabulous superfecta (yup – I looked that up) of items from Talita: purply yarn, fancy party wear, cat toys, and chocolate.  The chocolate couldn’t be shown because of technical difficulties, but the rest promise ongoing hours of enjoyment!  Thank you!

To: Jere / From: Nathan

Even as I was packing away the holiday decorations, a present arrived from some jolly dude up north. That’s right, just in time for Canadian Christmas, Nathan sent me comic book geek themed package. I guess this is the year I get kitchenware, because he got me an Avengers glass that is perfect for mixing my favorite mixed drink – rum and Diet Coke. I also got a flash drive that looks like The Joker. And because he ordered off ThinkGeek, I also got a pair of promotional stickers to add to my collection of Apple stickers and other items I will use to vandalize my next office space. Thanks, Nathan!

To: John / From: David P.

My gifter this year was David P.  David sent me an iTunes gift certificate, which will come in very handy given my music addiction (though that may make David an enabler..).  David also very generously made a donation to the American Parkinson Disease Association.  This part of David’s gift is very special. In this time when money is tight for everyone and people have to make difficult choices about if and where to make donations, it is so meaningful that his donation was made to an organization to which I have personal ties.   Thank you David!

To: Josh / From: Jere

From Jere I got a Taylor Swift (!!!) notebook and an iTunes giftcard!! Taylor looks especially mopey & reflective on the notebook cover walking through a swamp. I am using notebook to write depresso espresso poetry while listening to Anne Hathaway’s version of “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Mis, which I bought with noted gift card.

As these photos show, both my dog Bentley & cat BabyGirl aren’t too interested in my writings, but that’s cool cuz they’re still hot, hot, hot and can do what they wanna do. THANKS JERE!

To: Justin / From: Adam

My bloggy gift giver this year was Adam, who was SO SWEET!!! First of all, he took it on himself very kindly to give me not only my 2012 gift, but he made up for the fact that I had never received a 2011 gift as well! There were four gifts in all – I’m not sure which gifts were for which year, so I’ll just lift them all. First of all, there was a charitable contribution made in my name to the HRC. Then there were two chocolate gifts (after all, I *do* love my food!), a robot bookmark (because robots are cool!), and superlativeliest of all, a genuine collectible bobble-head of K-9, the mechanical dog of the 4th Doctor!!! All in all, extremely thoughtful and great gifts!  Thank you, Adam!!! 😀

To: Kristen / From: Enrico

Though it arrived a little late I couldn’t be more thrilled. This bag was definitely comprised of all my favorite things, nail polish, chocolate and a star bucks gift card. All of it will be put to good use, in fact I’ve already jumped right it to using some of the nail polish. It was a great gift. THANKS SO MUCH ENRICO 😀

To: Marcus / From: DrPara

For my gift I received a book “Of human bondage,” a movie “the opposite of sex” three mix cd’s “the cure, calvin harris, & m83” and some Haribo gummy bears from DrPara.

To: Mel / From: Mush

zOMG! Bentos! Baby Bels! Hannukah Gelt! I ❤ Mush!

To: Michelle M. / From: John

My gift was from everyone’s favorite bunny, john. It was only the best present ever – a paper sculpture of Wonder Woman!! I am still freaking out over it. You would too. It is simply spectacular, and after I have it framed it will go on my office wall above my computer so I can look at it ALL THE TIME. The detail is incredible – I can only imagine the hours it took to create this work of art. I can’t really do it justice with words, so here is a close up picture so you can see just how amazing and talented john is. Thank you john!!

To: Mikey / From: Mr. Sombrero

Mr. Sombrero gave me an amazing Dr Who t-shirt with some Reese’s Pieces.  To celebrate I put the shirt on and passed out eating the candy.  I stand by my decision.

To: Mr. Sombrero / From: Craig

For the gift exchange, Craig gave me a me a ‘Thing 1’ t-shirt, a heartfelt (super creepy) plaque, an alien Christmas ornament and some candy*.  He also sent Adam a ‘Thing 2’ t-shirt (so we can cause trouble together, Dr. Seuss-style).  Adam has already stolen the plaque and claims that he will burn it.  *The candy did not survive long enough to be photographed.

To: Mush / From: TwoPi

My secret Santa TwoPi did an amazing job and sent me Knits For Nerds, a book of knitting patterns with a sci-fi/fantasy spin. There was also a nifty handmade candle holder.

To: Nathan / From: Josh

My gift from Josh was a means of consuming warm beverages whilst I inhabit the dread reaches of the far north. This drinking vessel had a wonderful hand knitted sleeve with a rendition of Black Mage on it! It was also full of delicious starburst candy. I have yet to fill this beverage container with alcohol. Thanks, Josh!

To: Polt / From: Xi-Heather

Xi-Heather had my name and in her card she sent along with the gift, she said as soon as she got my name, she broke out the yarn and knitted me this gift!  Not only is it handmade, which is totally awesome, but (even though you can’t see it in the photo) it’s purple!  And that makes it totally awesomer!  Thanks, Xi-Heather!  I’ll put it to good use this winter!

To: Talita / From: VUBOQ

I got an awesome gift from my exchange partner. He made me a really nice bowl. He also sent me some Lush items that smelled so good! Thanks so much I really enjoyed my gift. 🙂

To:Tam / From: Mikey

I got what I asked for from Mikey. I asked that a donation be made to the Ali Forney Center in New York (http://www.aliforneycenter.org). It offers housing services to LGBT youth and was completely hammered by the floods, so anyone can make a contribution to help them get going full-speed again. I also got an amazing furry polar bear card. I’m going to take him to my office so I can pet him when I’m stressed, and not two days before I opened the gift, we were watching a TV show which profiled a company making coiled candy cane Christmas trees, and … voila. There it was. So cool. So thanks Mikey for a terrific gift.

To: TwoPi / From: Marcus

Marcus sent several fantastic things!  The largest is an anatomy book, fully 2 feet tall, which folds out to reveal 24 charts of various bodily systems (in the photo I’ve been studying the lumbar spine, where most of my arthritic problems seem to originate).  In the foreground is “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, an album of Elvis singing gospel numbers.  A welcome addition to our Christmas music collection!  And finally there was a package of cat toys, but within five minutes of opening the package the cats had taken them hither and yon…. Apparently BatCat and CrazyCat approve.  I do too!  Thank you!!!

To: Ty / From: Tam

Tam sent me a lovely Christmas wine stopper and two bottles of some strange concoction called Icewine & Brandy, which Internet research has revealed to be “Kittling Ridge’s signature product, as it combines both the winemaker’s art & the still master’s craft.”  Must be some Canadian thing.  Sadly, I didn’t have anything to serve it in.  But then I remembered the shot glasses [see Monday’s Regift post!]!  A Christmas miracle worthy of O. Henry!

To: VUBOQ / From: Michelle M.

The first photo shows all the fantastic presents I received from Michelle M.:  A Xmas CD that is fast becoming one of my favorites, Peppermint Bark (I’m not even sure what that is, but I managed to eat all of it at work on Boxing Day), a Sparkly Martini Ornament for my Xmas Tree, a fun little cat toy, and a vegetarian cookbook. The second photo is of Isabella and me enjoying our gifts.  She was totally into the cat toy.  She stalked it.  She batted it about.  She bit at the feathery part.  Several days later, she was all like “meh.  Is that the best you can do silly cat toy?”  As for the cookbook, it has some delicious-looking recipes in it.  One of the Alphabet Boys was over the other night and he was all “we should pick the most complicated recipe in it and make it one night.”  And I was all, “um.  ok.  If you do all the work.  Naked.”  Can’t wait to try it out!

Thanks Everyone!

Craig’s collection of n00dz… EXXXPOSED!

Over the years, many of us have shared n00d photos of ourselves with Craig.  He’s just obsessed with seeing our junk!  Today he has decided to share a sampling of his collection with the world.  Enjoy!

Commenter Cocktails!

Tomorrow is National Martini Day! Because the “M.” in Michelle M. sometimes stands for Mixologist, I created the following cocktails in honor of my favorite bloggers/commenters. Please drink responsibly.

The C&RmyCoke and rum and a splash of Berenger’s zinfandel. Garnish with cheeseball.

For Craig: The Dancing Monkey – Curacao, banana rum, pineapple vodka and cream of coconut.

For Mush: The Goblin Box – Green Goblin apple cider and boxed wine.

For Tam: The TaM/Mtini – Red vodka, Meyer’s Lemon mix and Maple syrup.

For The Kid: It’s not my job to corrupt the kid (that’s all on Adam). So it’s juice for her.
But she can put it in a Solo cup if that helps her cred.

For Nathan: The NathanCanadian whiskey and Kool – Aid.

For newlywed Talita: The Glamourgirlie – Pink vodka, Nuvo sparkling liqueur,
Chambord and pink sugar for the rim.

For john: The Boozy Bunny – Orange tequila, triple sec and carrot juice.

For Paul: The SwirlBailey’s Irish Cream, Kahlua, Chambord, raspberry
and chocolate syrup and whipped cream.

For Chris D.: The EnforcerIrish whiskey, coffee, donut vodka.

For Enrico: The Hotel TuesdayPineapple juice, tears and a maraschino cherry.

For josh: The Trashytini – Citrus vodka, orange and lemon-lime Flavor Ice.

For Ryan: The Skinny Cupcake – Skinny boy margarita and water.

For fdot: The Green Squirrel – Frangelico hazelnut liqueur, peanut vodka,
Nocello walnut liqueur, pistachio liqueur.

For Ty: The Ty One On – This potent potable contains Bulldog Strong Ale,
Bulldog gin and Bulldog rootbeer.

For Mr. Sombrero: The Sexy Sombrero – Sombrero tequila and ginger ale.
Because he has to deal with Adam, I recommend multiple shots.

For TwoPi: The TwoPi – 3.14 oz. Vanilla vodka, 3.14 oz. Apple beer and a splash
of pumpkin spice liqueur. Top off with Cool Whip.

For Jere: The Blind Mascots – Iguana beer, Flying Dog pale ale, Moosehead lager
and a splash of champagne to celebrate graduation from law school.

For Polt: The Purple Passion – Kurant vodka, curacao, grenadine and passion fruit liqueur.

For David P.: The Someone in a Martreeni – Acai vodka, wheat grass and spinach.

For Justin: The Asterisk – Dark Chocolate liqueur, maple liqueur and and an *endlessly* flowing keg of beer.

For Vuboq: The Vuboq – V is for vodka (pear), U is for umbrella, B is for bitters,
O is for Orangecello and Q is for quince liqueur.

Fat Betty: The Blambablam – Whipped cream vodka, caramel vodka, chocolate liqueur,
white chocolate liqueur, cappuccino liqueur, vanilla ice cream, chocolate shavings
and Reddi Whip (to top off drink or to spray directly into mouth).

For Dr. Para: The Dr. Para – Pour all drinks above in a Big Gulp cup, toss in some gummy bears and enjoy!

*Cooper’s cocktail will be featured on Cooper’s Corner Tuesday.

So how will you celebrate National Martini Day? What’s your alcoholic beverage of choice? How does it feel to have a beverage named after you? Did I forget anyone? Let me know in comments!

Happy Birthday Michelle M.!

Today is a very special day … it’s Michelle M.’s Birthday!
From all of your friends, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

A Limerick:

We all know her as Michelle M.
We think her to be quite the gem.
But I have been told
She’s getting quite old,
So it’s time to start calling her “ma’am.”

– Jere

Wishing you a mouth-watering birthday!
-David P.


Happy Birthday to one of my favorite people ever, Cooper’s mom and Wonder Women fan….
Michelle M.!!!! I hope you have the most awesome Birthday ever because you deserve it!!
– TJ and the doggies (Cooper’s Compadres)

Happy Birthday! From X-Heather and TwoPi

A Haiku About Michelle

The best in our books
Happy Birthday To Michelle
Hail Wonder Woman

– Kristen

Ode to Her Awesomeness
By Craig

What could one possibly say,
About the delectable Michelle M?
If she were a dessert,
She’d be la crème de la crème.

She lives in California,
All the way on the West Coast.
She’s the Cocky & Rude writer,
That us readers love the most.

She never met a head,
She couldn’t put on another body.
Don’t let her sweet looks fool you,
For her mouth is quite a potty.

With those flowing golden locks,
Like a superhero’s cape.
It begs that age old question,
Does the carpet match the drapes?

Her husband is a sexy beast,
Who likes pizza and canned beer.
There’s not a single gay around,
Who doesn’t wish that he was queer.

Wonder Woman is her idol,
And Cooper is her bird.
I don’t know who she loves most,
But Harry’s definitely in third.

So today is her birthday,
Hope she have lots of fun.
Happy Birthday Michelle M!
Congrats on turning twenty one!

Dear Michelle,
I heard it was your birthday so I wanted to send you a short note. I hope you have a wonderful day and that you don’t divorce your husband so you can marry a politician and then your ex marries a skinny little waif and then you can’t stop eating because you hate your life and you are fighting with your kids and your mother-in-law thinks you are useless and then you become the fattest woman in Westchester and then you can’t wear any of your clothes and then you feel so worried that you will eat up all your kids and then you will worry that Gene might be too small and gamey to be palatable and then your daughter hates you because you want to go skiing and she goes to her dad’s and get’s her period and then she comes back to you and whines and you are thinking “hurry up and have a baby so I can eat it.” Can I eat your cake?
Love, Fat Betty

From Mikey & Ty

Happy birthday to the most creative, talented, elfin proportioned person I know!
Happy Birthday Michelle!
Have a great day and best wishes for the coming year! -John

Ok, I know that Harry and Craiggers are gonna get real jealous here, but I got only one question for Michelle M.:

I Wonder Woman, are you my kinda woman?
Wit a back like that you fly like jets
Are you my Wonder Woman?

te quiero,
mr. sombrero

Happy Birthday Michelle M.!!! I decided to celebrate your birthday by mixing
my two favorite things: you, and my favorite albums!!! -Enrico



Who are you? FIND OUT!

The Cocky & Rude Compatibility Quiz

Recently the C&Rmy was asked to take a compatibility quiz. After compiling and scrutinizing the data (aka, giving it Harry and making him figure out the percentages), the results were in. Here are your best and worst matches. Love is in the air, so if you need to, dump your significant other, fly across the country, destroy your competition and get ready to woo your true love!

Happy Valentine’s Day!